The St. Joseph’s Convent Kingstown and the New Prospect Primary schools
emerged winners in the Secondary and Primary Category of the 2020 Living
Well Clean School Competition. The Competition, which concluded at the
Methodist Church Hall on Wednesday November 11, was organized by the
Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.
At Wednesday’s presentation ceremony, Chief Health Promotion Oficer at
the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment Miss Patsy Wyllie,
said the competition aimed at implementing preventative measures to
control the spread of COVID-19 and dengue fever while promoting
environmental stewardship and health and safety in schools.
In the secondary school category, Bishops College Kingstown placed second
while the North Union Secondary had to settle for the third spot.
Meanwhile, Belair Primary took the second-place position while Park Hill
Government took the third-place position in the primary school category. A
special award was given to the Fair Hall Government for the outstanding
During the competition, the schools were judged on their cleanliness,
beautifcation and implementation of the school’s COVID-19 protocols. The
top three schools were required to prepare a fnal video presentation which
was done at the prize giving ceremony. The winners will receive hand
washing stations, soap dispensers, liquid soap. hand sanitizers and